Thursday, December 26, 2013

Single Vehicle Accident Splits Utility Pole and Closes Leeds Point Road from Route 9 in Galloway Township

Galloway Township Police responded to a single vehicle accident at US Route 9 - New York Road and Leeds Point Road on Thursday, December 26, 2013.

According to preliminary reports, a flat bed truck from Woodhaven Lumber and Millwork Inc., was traveling north on US Route 9 (New York Road) when the truck struck a utility pole and a billboard before coming to rest in front of the Leeds Point Shopping center. 

The utility pole was split in half and substantial damage to the billboard could be seen.  

Oceanville Volunteer Fire Company was on scene to assist due to small fire in the electrical wires. Galloway Township Police have closed Leeds Point Road at the intersection of Route 9.

Utility Trucks have begun to arrive on scene to repair the damage.

Check back for details as this story is developing. Photo Credit: Galloway Township News


Anonymous said...

Thanks for the news. No one has covered this and the Electric Company is still out there just starting to replace the pole. That's a dangerous corner and no else has bothered to report. Thanks Galloway Township News.

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